two glasses of homemade eggnog recipe
8 Servings
15 Minutes
383 Cals

Rich and Creamy Homemade Eggnog

Celebrate the holidays with a creamy cup of eggnog, spiked or un-spiked! This classic homemade eggnog recipe is the absolute best! Made with fresh milk and eggs, a sprinkling of savory spices and vanilla and served hot or cold, this homemade eggnog recipe will be a favorite for years to come! Let’s get started!
Celebrate the holidays with a creamy cup of eggnog, spiked or un-spiked! This classic homemade eggnog recipe is the absolute best! Made with fresh milk and eggs, a sprinkling of savory spices and vanilla and served hot or cold, this homemade eggnog recipe will be a favorite for years to come! Let’s get started!
Celebrate the holidays with a creamy cup of eggnog, spiked or un-spiked! This classic homemade eggnog recipe is the absolute best! Made with fresh milk and eggs, a sprinkling of savory spices and vanilla and served hot or cold, this homemade eggnog recipe will be a favorite for years to come! Let’s get started!
Ingredients
  • 10 egg yolks
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 2 star anise pods
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup Rum, Bourbon, Brandy or Whiskey
Instructions
Prep: 05M
Cook: 10M
Ready In: 15M
  1. Put ice in the bottom of the sink, enough to set the saucepan on.
  2. Whisk the egg yolks until they are well combined and foamy.
  3. Heat milk, sugar, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and star anise in a large saucepan being careful not to boil.
  4. Ladle two cups of the milk mixture into the egg mixture and whisk until blended.
  5. Then, pour the entire mixture back into the saucepan and whisk until fully mixed. Heat for about 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from the heat and set on top of the ice in the sink. Keep whisking for another 3 minutes.
  7. Whisk in the heavy whipping cream, optional alcohol and vanilla. Chill for a day.
  8. Serve hot or cold with an extra cinnamon stick as a garnish!
Nutritional Info
Per Serving:
383 calories; 20.7g fat; 11.2g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 30.8g carbohydrates; 0.3g fiber; 7.9g protein; 316mg cholesterol; 121mg sodium; 25.7g sugar; 8 servings.Full nutrition guide
Nutritional Info
Per Serving:
383 calories; 20.7g fat; 11.2g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 30.8g carbohydrates; 0.3g fiber; 7.9g protein; 316mg cholesterol; 121mg sodium; 25.7g sugar; 8 servings.Full nutrition guide